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Mesmerizing graphic shows how much Twitter exploded during the end of the Super Bowl

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 8:56PM EST
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It’s not surprising to see social media activity exploded during key moments of Sunday’s Super Bowl but it’s still cool to see just how much Twitter blew up at the end of the game.

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An awesome grpahic posted over at tracked Twitter mentions of the Patriots and Seahawks last night and it really shows how much activity surged during touchdowns and other important moments.

Here, for example, are mentions of the Seahawks blowing up right at their first touchdown.

Similarly, we see mentions of the Patriots light up the board right after their go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter.

And then when Patroits cornerback Malcolm Butler sealed the game with an interception in the end zone, all hell broke loose.

For comparison’s sake, here’s what Super Bowl-related Twitter activity looked like during comparative downtime.

Be sure to watch the whole graphic in action by clicking the source link below.

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.